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Oil and Gas
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Underbalanced drilling

Underbalanced drilling aims at maintaining the drilling fluid at a pressure lower than that of the surrounding formation. It offers several advantages as compared to conventional drilling methods, as well as a set of unique operational challenges.

Air Liquide offers a range of industrial and specialty gas solutions to help maximize both safety and efficiency in underbalanced drilling operations, from high pressure nitrogen production technologies for inerting and well injection to stable isotope pure gases and gas mixtures designed to maximize information obtained from wells. Our turnkey offer allows us to optimize our service quality and boost our customers’ performance while minimizing complexity and risk.

Gases

Why Choose Us?

  • 01

    Turnkey solutions

    Our complete offer includes: industrial and specialty gases as well as production technologies, gas handling equipment and on-site storage solutions for industrial gases.

  • 02

    Leader in safety & compliance

    Safety is Air Liquide’s core value. Our commitment extends to providing solutions that help improve process safety and protect the environment.

  • 03

    Local and global partner

    We are present across Australia including remote locations. Worldwide, we are present in more than 90% of offshore supply bases, allowing us to work with our customers at every step.

  • 04

    Robust supply network

    Air Liquide’s flexible supply network includes 2,000+ miles of pipeline and 60+ industrial gas distribution depots. We also supply on-site production technologies.

  • 05

    Precision

    We deliver accurate, reliable calibration products with traceability to aid in compliance with ISO and fuel gas standards and EPA regulations, as well as DNV certified assets for offshore to achieve efficient process control.

  • 06

    Industry expertise

    Air Liquide has developed its expertise for over 100 years. Our dedicated R&D teams work to proactively meet the current and future challenges of the oil and gas industry, innovating constantly to meet the evolving needs of the industry.